Buckthorn

buckthorn

Scientific Name: Rhamnus spp.
Location: Europe, North America, Asia & Northern Africa
Dried Weight: 38lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,040lbf
Crushing Strength: 6,080lbf /in2

Buckthorn has a heartwood that is yellowish-orange color while the sapwood is a pale off-white or straw color. It has a tight grain and a fine uniform texture. The wood gives off a moderate natural lustre. Buckthorn is easy to work with and turns, glues, and finishes well.

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